STAFF REVIEW: Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths
The first entry in the acclaimed Ruth Galloway series follows the "captivating"* archaeologist as she investigates a child's bones found on a nearby beach, thought to be the remains of a little girl who went missing ten years before.
Forensic archeologist Dr. Ruth Galloway is in her late thirties.
I picked this up on a whim and was thoroughly engrossed. Firefighter Stella Griffin is hired to reorganize the volunteer fire department in Sweet Pepper, Tennessee in the heart of Smoky Mountain country. She encounters arson, unknown familial ties, a pepper festival, and a ghost! The story reminds me a bit of The Ghost and Mrs.
Set in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, J. J. Cook's thrilling new mystery series features Fire Chief Stella Griffin, who solves crime with the help of her predecessor, who just happens to be a ghost...NO MATCH FOR MURDER
Well, I stayed up all night reading this latest installment in the Rev. Clare Ferguson/Russ Van Alstyne mystery series. It’s cold in the dead of winter in upstate New York, and Russ wants to go ice fishing! The Rev.
In "Through the Evil Days," "New York Times" bestselling author Julia Spencer-Fleming raises the stakes for Russ and Clare, putting their new marriage, their unborn child, a missing teen, and their very own lives on the line.
My favorite book. Grumpy cat is my hero. Recommended by Ngaio (as communicated to Sarah).
Internet sensation Grumpy Cat's epic feline frown has inspired legions of devoted fans. Celebrating the grouch in everyone, the Grumpy Cat book teaches the fine art of grumpiness and includes enough bad attitude to cast a dark cloud over the whole world.
Sherlock Holmes and Mary Russell Never disappoint! This novel is set in 1920s Morocco in the midst of the Riff Revolt. Homes and Russell lend their aid to historical figures Emin Abel el-Krim and the French Marechal Hubert Lyautey. Full of intrigue and insight into colonial Africa and its politics and culture.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
An artful and wise collection of the greatest of poets--cats. We approve of this book and will not pee on it. Recommended by Dashiell and Ngaio, aka the store cats.
Cat lovers will laugh out loud at the quirkiness of their feline friends with these insightful and curious poems from the singular minds of housecats. In this hilarious book of tongue-in-cheek poetry, the author of the internationally syndicated comic strip Sally Forth helps cats unlock their creative potential and explain their odd behavior to ignorant humans.
Heavy Snow...Icy Desires...Cold-Blooded Murder